Senior Advocate Virender Ganda
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COVID-19: President of NCLT & NCLAT Bar Association Virender Ganda offers non-refundable ex-gratia financial aid to members

Deserving member would be offered an aggregate non-refundable ex-gratia amount up to Rs 15,000 by the Bar President from his personal account.

Aditi Singh

President of the NCLT & NCLAT Bar Association, Senior Advocate Virender Ganda has offered to provide a non-refundable ex-gratia relief to the Bar members who are adversely financially impacted by the near complete lockdown of the National Company Law Tribunals and the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal due to COVID-19.

Deserving member would be offered an aggregate non-refundable ex-gratia amount up to Rs 15,000 by the Bar President from his personal account on the basis of the recommendation made by a committee headed by the Hony. Secretary of the Bar Association.

The ex-gratia amount may be provided to members who fall in any of the following categories:

-Members having 0 to 7 years standing as Advocates and who are 32 years of age and below.

- Members whose family/ household income was equivalent to or less than Rs. 6,00,000 per annum in the preceding 12 months.

- Members in need of money to defray urgent and unavoidable medical expenses for themselves or their dependent family members.

- Members in dire need of funds to meet exceptional hardships.

Members falling in the above categories may send their requisition to the Bar Association at - info.ncltandatbar.com.

The identity of the Applicant and information provided by him/ her shall be kept confidential by the Bar Association as much as possible.

Recently, the Bar Council of Delhi had also launched a scheme to provide financial assistance to its members during the COVID-19 crisis.

Read the details:

Letter (April 9, 2020)-1-2 (1).pdf
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Form for Ex-gratia.pdf
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